And Really Frau Blum Would Very Much Like to Meet the Milkman
- New Translations
Translated from German by Davit Kakabadze
Illustrations by Sopo Kirtadze
Swiss writer and journalist Peter Bichsel was born on March 24 1935 in Lucerne. He started publishing lyric works and short stories in early youth, but the recognition and a number of prestigious literary awards followed the publication of his 1964 work And Really Frau Blum Would Very Much Like to Meet the Milkman. In this collection of 21 miniature stories, the author communicates in a simple, laconic and at times even naïve manner, the truly extensive epic themes of estrangement and solitude, happiness and old age, love and hatred.